Madarao Real Estate Information

Madarao /Tangram  is fast becoming popular with foreign tourists but it’s lack of modern and foreign friendly accomodation still holds many families back. It has a smaller average number of available houses with the majority of property being Hotels, Pensions and Lodges. Madarao is close to Myoko Kogen and day trips to Nozawa Onsen and Shiga Kogen are possible.

Is Madarao Viable?

Due to the lack of competition, Madarao is not only one of the cheapest but one of the safest investment areas related to the Japan snow industry due to it’s expected rise to fame after the ever increasing popularity of Myoko. The family friendly resort has two ski fields interconnected and has a great lift infrastructure for all levels of snow sports enthusiasts. In summer there are many festivals run by the Iiyama town and Lake Nojiri is very close to the Tangram side

Shinano-Machi Real Estate Information

Tangram is located in the town of Shinano-Machi. It has a local train station “Kurohime” which is a 35min ride from Nagano Shinkansen station and is 10 mins drive to Myoko Kogen station. Opposite the town from Tangram, there is a local beginner family ski ski field “Kurohime Kogen“. Lake Nojiri has to be one of it’s most stunning features and in the warmer months hosts fisherman, wakeboarding, SUP, Kayak and Kanoe aswell as clear water to swim in. It is also popular with runners and cyclists and the national park forest is said to have “healing powers“. is the most viable position for year round bookings. It can be seen from the peak of Mt madarao and Tangram resorts in winter as well as the nearby Kurohime and Myoko-san. Shinano-Machi is at the center of many lesser known and local spots. Resorts such as Togakushi, Iizuna, Mt. Kosha, Shiga Kogen, Madarao/Tangram, Togari Onsen, Arai, Nozawa and all Myoko resorts are within day trip distance as is the same for Iiyama, Madarao and Myoko based investments.

Iiyama City Real Estate Information

Iiyama city has a number of high quality resorts that are accessible by public transport and has a newly opened shinkansen station. Iiyama is one of the easiest transfers to ski based accomodation from either of Tokyo’s airports. Guests can easily travel to Madarao, Nozawa Onsen, Togari Onsen, Shiga Kogen, Ryuoo and Mt. Kosha via public transport. Unlike Nagano City, the town still is cheap and has many options close to both the Shinkansen and local train stations. The Iiyama government are investing in young Japanese people to move to the city and has the largest growth potential for larger scale accomodation.

Japan Mountain Homes

Japan is a great place to invest if you are looking to take advantage of the rapidly expanding tourist market. Large amount of government money is being spent on tourism. Combined with the 2018 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics – Japans tourism industry is set to explode

Business expansion in area related to inbound tourism

  • Relaxation of visa requirements (Starting from July 2013)
  • Expansion of exemption of consumption tax for foreign tourists to cover consumables (May 2016)
  • 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games

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